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More Agro Processing Facilities To Be Built

Calling Farmers | April 25, 2019
The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries has announced plans to build more agro-processing facilities across the island, resulting in more markets for farmers to sell their produce. We tell you all about the plans on today’s edition of Calling Farmers.
Presenter: Andrae Palmer
Producer: Andrae Palmer
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